Surfaces on Aluminum Design Blog

Consumers want to be treated like kings – let’s face it.  Our loyalty to brands and icons is generated by how they make us look and feel.  Every piece of plastic in our wallets has a story behind what it offers us and how it treats us.  Plastic?  Traditional card and secure card designers dress up ...
  Many of our patterns and finishes on aluminum are created with layers of decorative processes. A popular request is to make use of selective areas of mechanical finishes - stripes, spins, and brushes on the surface of the metal. The resulting decoration has movement and depth which can then be ...
Each year our Design team takes a look at popular and trending decorating processes used across the globe in industries from automotive and appliance trim to motorcycle badging and cosmetic appliques. This review sparks inspiration for the annual Holiday Card as a way to showcase processes and ...
It's that time of the year when the weather starts to get chilly, leaves have pretty much turned from hues of greens to reds or yellows and frost starts to show up in the mornings. Here is a sneak peek at what we are working on for the 2015 Holiday Card. Varying directions of brushed ...
It has been stated many times and it is worth repeating how endless the possibilites are when working with patterns for aluminum trim. You have the option to pick directly from the finish library and simply reference the finish ID in your design. When this isn't a fit, the option to customize the ...
Furious 7 Movie Star - Dodge Challenger All the hype is coming to a head for the release of the latest fast car movie Furious 7. One of the featured vehicles in this is the Dodge Challenger. We're proud to work with the Dodge Design Team and supply the sporty interior trim. The finish used is a ...
Helix Surface Collection he·lix noun \ˈhē-liks\ : the shape formed by a line that curves around and along a central line source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helix
One Die, Three Distinctly Different Aluminum Trim Designs Automotive Aluminum Trim Design Inspiration Our Design team collaborates with OEM designers to bring their ideas and inspirations to life. Such is the case with the center stack consoles of the Volvo V40 series. While each shares common ...
Each year our Design team takes a look at common decorating processes used across the globe in industries from automotive and appliance trim to motorcycle badging and cosmetic appliques. This review sparks inspiration for the annual Holiday Card as a way to showcase processes and decoration options ...